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22 Dec 2011 01:13


Music: Rapper Slim Dunkin possibly killed over stolen piece of candy

  • The information we’re getting, it’s unconfirmed, but witnesses are saying this whole thing started over a piece of candy.
  • Atlanta homicide detective David Quinn • Discussing the death of rapper Slim Dunkin, an affiliate of Waka Flocka Flame who was shot and killed during an altercation last week at an Atlanta recording studio. Sources say that Dunkin, born Mario Hamilton, stole a piece of candy from another man, a scene which escalated quickly, leading to the rapper getting shot in the chest. Reportedly over a piece of candy. What a shame. source

04 Dec 2011 22:57


U.S.: Scandal-plagued megachurch leader Eddie Long steps aside, for now

  • The church needs a cleansing. I’m real disappointed. He was a man we all looked up to.
  • Valencia Miller, a former worshipper at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta • Discussing church leader Eddie Long’s decision to stop preaching at the influential megachurch temporarily, in the wake of a sex scandal involving five young male parishioners, a settlement, and the subsequent announcement that his wife was seeking a divorce. Vanessa Long made the announcement Thursday, wavered Friday, then wavered back that same day. Now Eddie Long is taking a break. For parishioners like Miller, they hope Long (who long preached against homosexuality, making the allegations even more troublesome) leaves the church for good. source

10 Jan 2011 10:20


U.S.: Welcome to Atlanta: Snowy, icy city covered in snow and ice

Usually this highway is extremely busy on a Monday morning, but today … something about there being a crapload of snow or something. Mother nature hates Georgia. source

16 Dec 2010 10:49


U.S.: How hard was it to drive in snowy, icy metro Atlanta last night?

  • 1,000+ crashes ‘cuz they suck with snow source

30 Nov 2010 20:28


Biz: AT&T wants to know who’s stealing their copper wire in Atlanta

  • $3,000 AT&T’s reward for info (in pennies!) source

27 Sep 2010 10:32


Biz: Southwest gobbles up AirTran in discount airline merger

  • $1.4 billion sealed the deal for Southwest and AirTran source
  • » Why Southwest really wants it: The discount airline currently doesn’t have a stake in Atlanta’s airport, the biggest in the world and the biggest major market Southwest currently doesn’t serve. AirTran’s biggest hub is Atlanta. So this is good for the company.

22 Sep 2010 11:06


U.S.: Bishop Eddie Long’s allegations shocking, contradictory

It’s weird when some of the staunchest anti-homosexuality figures are accused of homosexuality. Megachurch leader Bishop Eddie Long could be in huge trouble. source

22 Aug 2010 10:55


Offbeat: Tyler Perry: Creator of bad movies, destroyer of worse homes

This mega-mansion outside Atlanta, which reportedly has awful architecture, languished on the market for 15 years. Tyler Perry bought it. He plans to destroy it. source

26 Feb 2010 15:52


Offbeat: Atlanta I-20 bison photo: Holy crap that’s strange

Wow, this is like a weird combination of two parts of American history: The interstate highway system and the buffalo. We blame Ted Turner for this. source

26 Feb 2010 15:25


Offbeat: I-20 in Atlanta shut down due to a bison (?!?) on the road

  • Twitter, above, is all over this odd story like bison gravy. source